Arts Award – Encore Enterprises CIC: Herefordshire Music Service

In 2019 Arts Connect supported Encore Enterprises CIC: Herefordshire Music Service to embed Arts Award accreditation within their after school music programmes working with children from four Herefordshire primary schools. Encore CIC highlighted the barriers facing children and young people living in Herefordshire’s rural communities, experiencing socio-economic deprivation, where participating in music and the arts…

Artsmark and Sandwell Youth Offending Service

Sandwell Youth offending Service’s (YOS) Artsmark Journey started in 2017/18 following a piece of consultation work that explored the issues around dis-proportionality and engagement challenges of the service with young people who are involved in the Criminal Justice System. There were some tough messages for the service arising from the consultation work which included that…